The plugins read-only property of the Document interface returns an HTMLCollection object containing one or more HTMLEmbedElements representing the <embed> elements in the current document.

For a list of installed plugins, use NavigatorPlugins.plugins instead.


embedArrayObj = document.plugins 


An HTMLCollection, or null if there are no embeds in the document.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Document.plugins' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?


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